8-Day Cuckoo Clocks

8-Day Cuckoo Clocks Movement Mechanism

 

Just like 1-day movement, 8-day cuckoo clocks movement have to be wound up once a week, by pulling the chains down. This is the reason why clocks must be placed about 6 feet above. In that case, the weights would not be able to extend to the end. Even if you locate the cuckoo clock too low that will not be a problem, but you’ll have to wind up more often than usual.

The advantage is the fact that you can wind up the mechanism at any time of the day until the weights drop to their furthest point. 8-Day cuckoo clocks have larger weights, so they are more expensive than 1-day cuckoo clocks.

Cuckoo clocks with mechanical movements are very popular Black Forest Clocks. In addition to being high quality and long-lasting, they also reveal a long traditional spirit of clock making.

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